After setting American records in their respective events at the USA Outdoor Championships in June in Des Moines, Iowa, Amanda Bingson (San Marcos, Texas, hammer throw) and Michelle Carter (Dallas, Texas, shot put) will look to carry that momentum and lead a strong group of Team USA athletes in the field events into the IAAF World Outdoor Track & Field Championships, which begin Saturday in Moscow, Russia.
Track and Field
A long list of world champions paired with a strong group of rising stars will lead Team USA on the track as the IAAF World Outdoor Championships kick off Saturday in Moscow, Russia.
The 14th edition of the IAAF World Outdoor Championships, competition runs from August 10-18. For more information including a complete event schedule and TV broadcast schedule, see here.
London’s Olympic Stadium celebrated its first birthday tonight (26) with two world-leading marks and a Bolt of Lightning.
Held exactly 12 months since the London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony, and newly branded as the London Anniversary Games, the IAAF Diamond League meeting in London this year has been billed as a London 2012 encore, a come-and-see-it-all-again two-day extravaganza before the stadium shuts down for two years and is reconfigured.